Jamaica

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After years of success on the track, Jamaica is looking to its sporting stars to help create a new brand identity for the country. Rob Ridley reports.

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has taken Gold Cup hosting further into new territory with the announcement that Jamaica will host two matches…

Jamaica has expressed an interest in bidding for a future edition of the Commonwealth Games, with the Caribbean nation having last hosted the multi-sport event in 1966.

German sportswear company Puma has said it could make Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt head of its Caribbean business following his impending retirement from athletics.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals after teammate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance in a re-analysis of samples from the 2008 summer Games in Beijing, China.